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Announcing the 2019 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence Recipients

July 23, 2018

The NEA Foundation today announced that 46 public school educators from across the country will receive the prestigious California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala next February in Washington, D.C. The California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence awardees are nominated by their peers for their dedication […]

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California Casualty Awardees Terrilyn Fleming: Exchanging Ideas

May 25, 2018

Great educators have great stories. This series gives a glimpse of the ideas, practices, and experiences of the recipients of the NEA Foundation’s California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence. Today, we’re sharing the words of Terrilyn Fleming, an arts educator at J. Graham Brown School in Louisville, KY. I’ve found that exchanging ideas with other educators […]

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The NEA Foundation Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

July 12, 2018

The NEA Foundation is proud to announce that we have earned Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating for the ninth consecutive year! But don’t just take our word for it – check out our profile! The 4-star rating is awarded for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This is Charity Navigator’s highest possible […]

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California Casualty Awardees Michael Pope: Reaching the Individual Student

May 18, 2018

Great educators have great stories. This series gives a glimpse of the ideas, practices, and experiences of the recipients of the NEA Foundation’s California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence. Today, we’re sharing the words of Michael Pope, an 8th grade science educator at Zama American Middle School in Camp Zama, Japan, Armed Forces Pacific.  Teaching excellence […]

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